[Wine] WineHQ database compromise

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 17:48:37 CDT 2011

2011/10/11 Josh Juran <josh at iswifter.net>:
> On Oct 11, 2011, at 3:37 PM, Conan Kudo (ニール・ゴンパ) wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 3:39 PM, Josh Juran <josh at iswifter.net> wrote:
>>> Since bugzilla passwords were sent in cleartext anyway, I sincerely hope none of them were otherwise valuable.  (Remember FireSheep?)
>> Wait, what? Bugzilla sends passwords in cleartext? That isn't very smart... Is there no way to replace this with some sort of client based hashing or something?
> To clarify, your browser sends your password to bugzilla in cleartext, since HTTPS isn't an option.
> Firesheep was a lesson that even once passwords are secure, session credentials are still vulnerable to sniffing. Some sites went to HTTPS-only sessions after that.



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